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Overview: Train from Milan to Venice

distanceDistance151 miles (244 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£18 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesItalo, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Frecciabianca or Intercity Notte

Trains from Milan to Venice cover the 151 miles (244 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like Italo, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Frecciabianca or Intercity Notte. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £18, but the average price of train tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Venezia Mestre.

Train companies: Italo, Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains Milan to Venice

Travel between Milan and Venice from £18 with Omio’s train partners Italo, Frecciarossa and Trenitalia! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

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Frecciarossa

Italo is a brand of high-speed trains from the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) offering regular services to popular cities around Italy, such as Rome, Naples, Florence and Milan. Among its fleet of trains are the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). You can choose from the following Italo ticket types when purchasing tickets from Milan to Venice: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex. Italo offers four different class options: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Standard services in all Italo trains include toilets, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of films, music and games). While some amenities may differ based on the class option booked, each train carriage is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort.

    When purchasing your Italo train tickets to Venice from Milan, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Cashless payments recommended
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    Trains from Milan to Venice

    Regular Milan to Venice trains operate every day of the week. If you take a high-speed service such as Frecce or Italo, you can arrive at your destination in under 2h30min. These trains depart almost every hour and can travel at speeds of up to 180 mph. Slower regional trains from Milan to Venice also depart hourly, but the duration can take 3-4 hours as they stop more frequently.

    Milan to Venice Train Time: Daily Departures

    More than 30 high-speed and regional trains operate on the route from Milan to Venice every day, 7 days a week. The first train on this network leaves after 6:00 a.m. and departs hourly until 8:00 p.m. Extra services are scheduled during busy peak times from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The last timetabled train gets into Venice around midnight. If you’d prefer to arrive early in the morning, Intercity trains run an overnight train service from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Venice Santa Lucia.

    How long is the journey by train from Milan to Venice?

    The fastest train services from Milan to Venice take about 2h30min. High-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca and Italo trains run direct to Venice, allowing passengers to save time on intercity train journeys. Regionale trains on this route take 3h25min, departing every hour from Milan Centrale and arriving at Venice Santa Lucia. Passengers must switch trains at Verona Porta Nuova. If you prefer to travel through the night, overnight trains from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Venice Santa Lucia take about 7h19min, with a change of train at Bologna Centrale.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Milan to Venice?

    If your travel dates are flexible, check different days and times for cheaper train tickets from Milan to Venice. Passengers can also book tickets a few weeks or months in advance to access early release specials. In general, ticket prices increase according to passenger class, train speed and the number of stops. To save money on your train fare, book a 2nd class ticket on a Regionale train instead of a Business class seat on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. If you’re a senior citizen, people over 60 years old are eligible for seniors’ discounts with most train providers. Travelling in a large group? Discounted tickets may also be available for group bookings on Trenitalia trains. Some travel passes allow students and young adults under 30 to purchase low cost tickets. Private operator Italo also offers family rates that allow children to travel for free.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Milan to Venice?

    Departure train station: Most Milan to Venice trains depart from Milan Centrale, one of the largest train stations in Europe. Located 2 miles from the Piazza del Duomo in the centre of Milan, passenger facilities include plenty of shops and restaurants, a post office and luggage storage. Trains to Venice also depart from Milan Porta Garibaldi, Lambrate and Rogoredo daily, which are easy to get to on the Metro network.

      

    Arrival train station: Passengers coming from Milan usually arrive at Venice Santa Lucia train station, located next to the Grand Canal and beautiful Ponte degli Scalzi. To get to your accommodation, travellers can board a water taxi right outside the train station. A few trains arrive in Venice around midnight, stopping at Venice Mestre, Porto Marghera and Carpenedo, which are located on the Italian mainland, 2.5 miles from the island of Venice. From these stations, taxi services can transport passengers to Venice Santa Lucia.

     

    Which train companies travel from Milan to Venice?

    Trenitalia and Italo are the two train companies that provide passenger transport from Milan to Venice. State-owned Trenitalia includes Regionale trains that depart every hour and stop at almost every station en route. These tickets are the least expensive, though travel time is 3h25min and passengers need to change trains in Verona. Trenitalia also operates high-speed Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca services that depart hourly and take around 2-3 hours to get from Milan to Venice. Italo is a privately run enterprise offering high-speed train travel. The duration of the journey is 2h28min but these trains do not run as frequently as the Frecce.

    Trenitalia trains from Milan to Venice

    The primary train operator in Italy is Trenitalia, which encompasses a fleet of regional, intercity and high-speed services. Regionale trains run every hour from Milan Centrale to Venice Santa Lucia in 3h25min. Passengers need to change trains at Verona Porta Nuova. An overnight Intercity service is also available, running from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Venice Santa Lucia. The duration is 7h19min and passengers must switch at Bologna Centrale. High-speed Frecce trains take about 2h30min. Departing every hour, Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca trains have been upgraded with a spacious design and modern amenities.

    Italo trains from Milan to Venice

    Italo is a private high-speed train operator that connects Italy’s major cities. State-of-the-art trains are designed for comfort, and include amenities such as a cinema coach, onboard vending machines and power sockets at each seat so you can charge your devices on the go. Italo trains travel from Milan Centrale to Venice Santa Lucia and Mestre a few times daily in 2h28min.

      

    Milan to Venice Trains: Services on board

    High-speed Italo trains offer a wide range of amenities onboard its Milan to Venice service. Prima class passengers can relax in reclining leather seats with free Wi-Fi, while Club Executive passengers have extra wide armchairs, dedicated catering and access to the private lounge at the terminal. Passengers travelling on Frecce trains can select from four classes. Leather armchairs ensure a comfortable journey while business travellers can take advantage of services such as silent zones, meeting rooms and in-seat catering. Frecce trains are also wheelchair friendly and have accessible toilets. Small pets are permitted on all Trenitalia trains, but you will need to purchase a pet ticket if you are travelling with a dog over 20lb. Travelling on Regionale trains is a great low-budget option and you can also bring your bike on board. Most trains stop at every station between major cities, letting you embrace a slow travel philosophy.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Milan to Venice

    Travel by train to Venice easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Milan to Venice.
    FAQs

    How much does a cheap train to Venice from Milan cost?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Milan and Venice for as little as £18  in the next 7 days.

    What is the average cost of a train from Milan to Venice?

    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Milan to Venice train price to come in at an average of £18  one way.

    What is the distance by train from Milan to Venice?

    The distance to Venice from Milan by train is approximately 151 miles (244 km).

    What is the average Milan to Venice train duration?

    While the time it takes to travel 151 miles (244 km) to Venice from Milan can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Milan to Venice is on average 3 h 55 min.

    Which train station in Milan goes to Venice? Which train station do I come into Venice from Milan?

    When taking the train from Milan to Venice, you can choose to depart from train stations like Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. Your route can end in train stations such as Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Milano Centrale   and arrive in Venezia Mestre.

    Where is the departure train station in Milan located? Where is the arrival train station in Venice located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Milano Centrale and travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Venezia Mestre and need to travel approximately 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from the train station to the city centre in Venice.

    Which train providers can take me to Venice from Milan?

    Take the Milan to Venice train with Italo, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Frecciabianca or Intercity Notte. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Venice from Milan as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Are there any direct trains between Milan and Venice?

    Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Milan to Venice. You can look to travel with Italo  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.

    How many train services are there between Milan and Venice a day?

    The average number of trains departing Milan for Venice is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    What time is the earliest train from Milan to Venice? What time is the last train from Milan to Venice?

    The earliest train departing from Milan to Venice leaves at 10: 25. The last train departing from Milan to Venice leaves at 19: 33. You can find the latest Milan to Venice train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Milan to Venice to get the best deals?

    If you purchase Milan to Venice train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £18. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Milan to Venice. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Milan
    Venice
    Milano Centrale is the most popular Milan railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Milan for your journey to Venice.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
    Public transport options for Milano Centrale
    Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
    Tram lines: 1
    Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
    Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    Public transport options for Milano Porta Garibaldi
    Metro lines: M2, M5
    Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
    Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8